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Guide to the China: People's Liberation Army Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 388  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Contents of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: China: People's Liberation Army Photograph Album
    Dates: ca. 1986-1987
    Collection number: Bernath Mss 388
    Creator: Hong, He
    Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-sized document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Primarily black and white photo album of a Chinese PLA soldier from an army reserve training school in Chengdu, Sichuan province.
    Physical location: Del Norte.
    Languages: Chinese

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    China: People's Liberation Army Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 388. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Unknown, 2011.

    Scope and Contents of Collection

    Album contains some 54 photos (mostly black and white, 2 color), some with captions (in Chinese) plus 2 negative strips. Appears to be album of PLA soldier (named He Hong) from army reserve training school in Chengdu in Sichuan province. Snapshots from various locales: group/unit photos of training as well as leisure activities. One photo of military helicopter. Includes a card (dated 1985) with music and lyrics of a song concerning a soldier leaving home at seventeen. Handwritten inscription dated 1986 on front page, one photo dated 1987.
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    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Chengdu (China)
    China. Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun.